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NMSU to Host Free Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop at Alcalde July 31

ALCALDE – New Mexico State University’s Cooperative Extension Service fruit specialist Shengrui Yao will host a fruit tree grafting workshop from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, at NMSU’s Sustainable Agriculture Science Center at Alcalde. Grafting is very useful in fruit tree production for both commercial growers and home gardeners. There are many reasons to graft. “Commercial growers can use grafting to propagate their own trees especially unique cultivars,” Yao said. “Top-grafting can be used to switch cultivars to make the orchard more profitable.”…

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